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We didn’t vote against removing ‘tampon tax’, says Justin Tomlinson

North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson has said that it is not accurate to say that MPs voted on against removing so called 'tampon tax'. Justin, currently the Minister for Disabled People, said: "We voted to lobby the European Union...

Masked man spotted running around Penhill woods totally naked

A man, wearing a scarf around his face, was spotted naked in Penhill on Sunday. The incident happened at around 2.05pm on 24 April on the Sevenfields footpath. The nude offender is thought to be aged between...
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Drugs and weapons found after search of car in Swindon

Officers have arrested two teenagers after drugs and weapons were found in the car they were travelling in on Thames Avenue near Greenmeadow, Swindon. Around 12.30am today (Friday 4 August 2017) two Firearms Officers from...

Former council leader Rod Bluh and partner Jeff foster teenager

Former council leader Rod Bluh, and his partner Jeff, are backing a campaign to recruit more foster carers, after becoming foster parents themselves. Having stepped down as Swindon Borough Council leader three years ago, Rod, 60,...

Van skids on icy Purton country road and ends up in a hedge

A van driver has skidded on ice while travelling on a Purton country road, ending up embedded in a hedge, earlier this morning. A police spokesperson said: "Pavenhill in Purton is currently closed while we await...
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Threat level is lowered to ‘severe’

Statement below after the UK threat level is lowered to 'severe'. T/Superintendent Dave Minty said: “The UK terror threat level has today (17/9)  been lowered to 'severe' after being raised to 'critical' on Friday following the incident at Parsons...
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